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Film, Video & Photographic Arts Schools in Rhode Island

102 Film students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Film, Video & Photographic Arts is the 59th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in Rhode Island

Film majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 93
Master’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

In Rhode Island, a film major is more popular with women than with men.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of film majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.7%
  • White: 52.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.8%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Film, Video & Photographic Arts Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Grads in Rhode Island

1,380 people in the state and 340,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to film.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Film, Video & Photographic Arts Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a film grad in the state is $65,660, compared to a typical salary of $78,090 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Rhode Island that offer film degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
2,501 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 45% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $40,300 after graduation.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%. This public school has an average net price of $20,334. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.


Rhode Island College

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 90% of students get financical aid.


Providence College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,618 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.03 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,700 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%.

Film, Video & Photographic Arts Careers in RI

Some of the careers film majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Producers and Directors 12% $60,020
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $73,520
Communications Professors 0% $73,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to film.

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Fine & Studio Arts 364
Design & Applied Arts 263
Drama & Theater Arts 94
Music 79
Dance 10

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